NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

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Numsa AND Alliance Partners Memorandum OF Demands To Eskom

NUMSA AND ALLIANCE PARTNERS MEMORANDUM OF DEMANDS TO ESKOM HANDED ON THE 19TH OCTOBER 2012 IN LEPHALALE DATE     : 19TH OCTOBER 2012 FROM    : NATIONAL UNION OF METALWORKERS OF SOUTH AFRICA (NUMSA) TO        : ESKOM HOLDINGS LTD RE       : APPALLING WORKING CONDITIONS & DETERIORATING WORKING CONDITIONS WITHIN THE MEDUPI PROJECT GRIEVANCES 1. We have noted […]

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Numsa Youth Forum – National Conference Declaration

Preface: “In our country – more than in any other part of the oppressed world – it is inconceivable for the liberation to have a meaning without a return of the wealth of land to the people as a whole. It is therefore a fundamental feature of our strategy that victory must embrace more than […]

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Motivations For a Socially-Owned Renewable Energy Sector:

Introduction: Like everyone else let me start by thanking the organisers of this roundtable for bringing us together to discuss challenges that arise as a result of existing and dominant energy systems. Let me also say upfront, that as energy prices go through the rooftop, as energy poverty/inequality continue to persist, as communities and a […]

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Numsa President Speech in New York

Cedric Gina NUMSA President Friends, comrades Brothers and sisters; Let me first thank organisers of this global trade union roundtable for bringing us together to discuss one of the critical issues facing human civilisation presently; the issue of The Climate Crisis and the Need for an Energy Transition. The growing appetite for fossil fuels, the […]

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Numsa Deputy General Secretay speech in New York.

Karl Cloete NUMSA Deputy General-Secretary Thanks Cde. Facilitators and thank you Cde. Fito for your introductory comments. Our starting point as NUMSA is that to effect an energy transition, we as the global union movement DO need a perspective to guide us as well as strategies to be utilised by the movement. While such a […]

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Labour keeps up pressure for democracy in Swaziland

Despite demobilization efforts of the Swaziland government, labour together with student bodies and civil society in the country pushed on with calls for multiparty democratic elections during the Global Week of Action on Swaziland, 3 to 7 September. “We appreciate the messages of support from organizations globally and those that have come to be with […]

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Numsa strike continues as Dunlop refuses to budge

Despite attempts by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), Dunlop management have been unwilling to return to the negotiation table to resolve a strike entering into its third week. The 300 Numsa members at Dunlop in Howick, Kwa Zulu Natal have been on strike since 22 August after their demands for a […]

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Numsa helps out learners on Mandela Day

When the world celebrated Nelson Mandela’s birthday, Numsa vice president, Christine Olivier and Numsa’s National Gender and HIV/AIDS coordinator, Dudu Ngcobo, together with office bearers from Numsa’s Eastern Cape region and others targeted two vulnerable schools in Motherwell, Port Elizabeth and a school near Lusikisiki in Eastern Cape. In Motherwell, Numsa handed over 400 chairs, […]

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World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) Joint Shopstewards Council on solidarity with the Palestinian people

Numsa will join other WFTU affiliates in a regional shop steward council on June 21, 2012, at the Wesley Methodist Church (corner Andries/Visagie Streets, Pretoria), Tshwane at 9h00. The following people will address the meeting on the issue of the struggle of the Palestinian people: • Lulamile Sotaka of WFTU • Heidi-Jane Esakov of Afro-Middle […]

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In February and March 2012 Numsa's structures will be working hard to recruit new members so that by the end of March we reach the target of 300 000 members. Read below for reasons why you should join Numsa. Numsa: 1. is the biggest trade union organising in the motor, auto, engineering, tyre and rubber […]

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